A caller reported at 4:55 p.m. her wallet was stolen earlier in the day at the Speedway gas station on Lowell Street. An officer documented the larceny.

Police and crews responded to a crash involving two vehicles with injuries on Foster Street at 5:55 p.m. The occupants of a blue BMW 745xi were transported to Salem Hospital by Atlantic EMS and the sedan was towed.

Police stopped a licensed Salem taxi at the Northshore Mall at 7:30 p.m. and cited the taxi company for unlicensed operation for picking up two passengers from the side food court entrance on the Route 128 side of the mall. The operator presented Salem Taxi’s operator’s license number.

A caller at 8:33 p.m. requested police assistance in attempting to repossess a vehicle on South Shore Avenue due to lack of payment. The officer spoke with those involved and advised the reporting person that the best venue for this matter was small claims court.


A motor-vehicle break-in was reported on St. Anns Avenue at 12:42 a.m. The suspect was described as a man about 5 feet tall wearing all black. He was last seen heading toward Spring Pond. Officer Brian Colella located a man running on Griffin Road, which is the next street over. The officer also spoke with someone on nearby Aberdeen Avenue and a vehicle was towed by Phil’s Towing from the scene to the rear of the police station. As a result, Derek J. Beaulieu, 30, of 22 Range Heights Circle, Lynn, was arrested and charged with two counts of breaking and entering into a vehicle in the nighttime to commit a felony, disturbing the peace and possessing a class C drug.

A water main break was reported on Ellsworth Road at 12:50 a.m.

Police received a report of a lost drone at 1:05 p.m. A man called from Coolidge Road and told police he had been flying his drone at the Kennedy Fields in West Peabody and lost it. He reported the incident in case someone turns it in.

Christopher Eric Young, 21, of 5 Dyer Court, Apt. B4, Danvers, and Brooke C. Keough, 20, of 94 Burley St., Danvers, were both arrested at 1:19 p.m. at Lahey Medical Center on a report of possible suspicious drug activity. Keough was charged with possession of a class A drug. Young was charged with possession of a class A drug, subsequent offense. He was also arrested for three outstanding warrants of drug charges, disorderly conduct, trespass and resisting arrest.

After a stop in the vicinity of Peabody Fire Department Engine 5 on Lynn Street, at 2:23 p.m., Carlos A. Fontanez, 36, of 4 Acorn St., Lynn, was arrested and charged with a warrant for failure to appear for jury duty and a charge of failing to wear a seat belt. A 29-year-old Peabody woman was also summonsed for having a revoked registration and an unregistered motor vehicle.

A person reported at 4:43 p.m. that $2,500 in cash was stolen from his vehicle at McDonald’s on Main Street. 

The Fire Department requested police assistance with a person at a fire scene at Cedar Pond Village, 1100 Salem St., at 4:54 p.m. Separately, a resident who lives in the complex, Casey King, said in an interview three cars were destroyed in a carport fire, but no one was hurt or displaced due to the fire.

Police stopped and spoke to the operator of an Americab Taxi at the Northshore Mall at 7:41 p.m. The cab is not a licensed taxi company in Peabody, but had picked up passengers at the shopping center. Police took note of the medallion number.

A small structure fire in a new addition to the house was reported on Nancy Avenue at 9:39 p.m. An officer reported it was a small electrical fire that had been extinguished.


Police took a report at 1:46 a.m. of an assault on the 100 block of Washington Street. It was reported that a young man was being assaulted by a group of males, who fled toward Lynnfield Street in a white pickup. Police stopped a white Ford F150 pickup on Summit Street at Christina Drive. One of the parties complained of difficulty breathing, and was taken to Salem Hospital by Atlantic EMS. The victim of the assault was evaluated and refused further medical attention. The juveniles were eventually picked up by their parents.

Saugus police reported at 4:05 a.m. that an off-duty officer is with an wrong-way driver that is facing southbound on the northbound side of Route 1, just north of the jug handle interchange. Saugus police described the vehicle as a gray Honda Odyssey. Its owner, Franklin Acosta, 37, of 15 Franklin St., Apt. 26, Lynn, was arrested and charged with drunken driving.

Police responded to a report of a car accident on Forest Street, in which a car hit a concrete pole, at 8:54 p.m. The Department of Public Works was notified, as there was significant damage to the sidewalk there. The driver refused medical attention.



Police took a report of a past shoplifter at Stop & Shop on Newbury Street at 6:03 p.m.


Melissa Oh, 23, of 2 Hickory Lane, Beverly, was arrested on the 200 block of Locust Street at 1:38 a.m. and charged with drunken driving, first offense, a lane violation and negligent driving.

Police responded to a report of an accident with injuries at Wal-Mart on Brooksby Village Drive at 11:28 a.m.

Shoplifting was reported at Kohls on Independence Way at 4:35 p.m.

A hit-and-run accident involving a Honda Civic was reported on Cherry Street at 4:47 p.m.



The animal control officer searched in vain for an injured hawk reported in the area of Shetland Park on Congress Street at 5:10 p.m.


Police responded to the 100 block of Lafayette Street for a report of a group of three girls who were reportedly being loud and disorderly, at 12:27 a.m. A concerned citizen reported a girl in a blue tank top was kicking cars and mailboxes as they were walking outbound. Two police cruisers searched the area but could not locate the group. The officers also could not find any damage to property.

A larceny was reported at a Webb Street residence at 3:20 p.m.

A past break-in was reported at a Highland Street residence at 4:49 p.m.


Police went to an apartment on Harbor Street for a report of a disturbance at 2:41 a.m. Police spoke with a woman who said the noise was coming from her cats playing inside her apartment. Police did observe cats all over the place. The woman was advised to have the cats quiet down for the night.



On Beckford Street, police responded to a report of one brother trying to stab the other at 11:18 p.m. The suspect fled the area before police arrived.

A heroin overdose was reported on Lyman Street at 11:51 p.m. Police and an ambulance responded.


Police received a report at 1:37 a.m. that the band’s bus from the Larcom Theater on Wallis Street would not start, even after attempts at jump starting it. Those in charge asked if the bus could remain in front of the theater until morning to purchase new batteries.

At 4:21 p.m., police attempted to serve a warrant after being contacted by a sergeant first class of the U.S. Army requesting assistance in locating an AWOL soldier. Police attempted to serve the deserter’s warrant at the soldier’s last known address on Giles Avenue. Police were unable to serve the warrant at that time. At 8:31 p.m., police served the warrant at an address on Giles Avenue and arrested a 24-year-old Beverly resident on this warrant.

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